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Dell Latitude E6430

Introduction

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Dell Latitude E6430 specifications page.

NameDell Latitude E6430
Processor3rd gen Intel Core i5-3210M Processor (2.5GHz, 3M cache)
3rd gen Intel Core i5-3320M Processor (2.6GHz, 3M cache, Upgradable to Intel vPro technology)
3rd gen Intel Core i5-3360M Processor (2.8GHz, 3M cache, Upgradable to Intel vPro technology)
3rd gen Intel Core i7-3520M Processor (2.9GHz, 4M cache, Upgradable to Intel vPro technology)
3rd gen Intel Core i7-3720QM Processor (2.6GHz, 6M cache, Upgradable to Intel vPro technology)
3rd gen Intel Core i3-3110M Processor (2.4GHz, 3M cache)
3rd gen IntelCore i7-3740QM (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz)
Screen14“ 1366×768 Widescreen
14” 1600×900 Widescreen
RAMUp to 16GB
HDDUp to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 3000/4000
NVIDIA NVS 5200M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
802.11n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorksHD+ 1600×900
HDDWorksSSD + HDD in Modular Bay
Optical DriveWorks
Graphics ChipWorksIntel HD4000 + nVidia NVS5200M with Bumblebee
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundWorks
Bulti-in MicrophoneWorks
Headphone JackWorks
Microphone JackWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorksIntel WLAN was breaking the connection. Changed to Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx (Killer-N)
BluetoothWorks
USBWorks
ESATAWorks
Card ReaderWorks
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamWorks
Smart Card ReaderNot Tested
Docking StationWorks
Touch PadWorks
Suspend/ResumeWorks

Notes

Tested with ArchLinux

Summary

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Discussion

Ed Howdershelt, 2016/09/12 15:01

I own an e6430 Core i5. Everything works fine except the HDMI. Good picture, no sound.
Searching showed this to be a well-documented problem with no easy fix.

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